PHS Announcements - Wednesday, March 30th
Dianna Johnson, Secretary

PHS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Wednesday, March 30th

CHARACTER TRAIT: Cooperation

“No individual has sufficient experience, education, native ability, and knowledge to ensure the accumulation of a great fortune, without the cooperation of other people. Napoleon Hill

Lunch: Taco/Cheese, Refried Beans, Lettuce/Tomato/Salsa, Cookie, Applesauce & Milk

ACT Blast Sessions - Tuesday, March 29th & April 5th (Math/Steimel); Wednesday, March 30th & April 6th (English/Crutcher), Thursday, March 31st & April 7th (Science/James)

Juniors please check your mailing address in your HAC account. There will be a post card mailed out this summer for your senior picture with date and time. The dates for senior pictures will be July 26 and 27.

If you have a correction for your address, please contact the office.

Redskin Cheer packets are by the bulletin board in the hallway.

PROM INFO: Forms for Senior walk may be picked up in Mrs. Casillas room. Please return that, 10 pictures for the Sr video and Prom guest registration form (if applicable) by April 1st.

***All Jrs and Srs attending Prom that are bringing a guest that does not attend Pocahontas High School will need to pick up a Prom registration form located in the basket across from the office. These must be returned by April 1st.

Project Graduation Basketball Tournament April 29th & 30th - All Seniors see Mrs. Inman to sign up to work the tournament.

Driver's Education Class: Driver's Ed will be offered at PJHS on May 26th, 27th, 31st, June 1st and 2nd from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (one hour break for lunch - lunch is not provided). Students will earn 0.5 elective Credit upon completion of class. In order to be placed on the list for driver's ed a student must have their Driver's Permit and a check in the amount of $200.00 (check will not be deposited until the first day of class). The first 15 Students will be accepted. There will only be one class available. Sign up in PJHS Office.

WEDNESDAY

Mrs. Gholson’s 3rd hour Medical Terminology class needs to report to study hall today.

Mrs. Hogan has sent the Sophomore Class a Career Pathway Student Survey to be completed today!!!!

Drama Club will meet during lunch today.

Art Club will meet today, 12:05, Ms. Galvan's room.

There will be an FFA Officer Meeting Wednesday at 12:10

THURSDAY

Drama Club will meet during lunch today.

Lady Redskins vs GCT (V/JV) at Home @ 4:00 … Release players at 3:00 to travel

Redskins vs Nettleton (V) at Nettleton @ 4:30

Redskins vs Corning (JV) at Home @ 4:00

FRIDAY

CPR Make- ups in the Science Lab (Room 21) at 9:00-11:00 and 1:00 - 3:00.. Lists of those students have been emailed to teachers..

The History Club will meet in Ms. Galvan's classroom on Friday.

It's here! PHS Drama Club's Night of Improv! Friday, April 1st, 7:00 p.m. Imperial Dinner Theater in East Pocahontas. FREE ADMISSION!

SATURDAY

Project Graduation Golf Tournament at Rolling Hills Country Club

GENERAL NEWS

FFA Members wanting to run for FFA officer for the 2016-2017 year can pick up an application starting March 7th and the application must be returned and completed by April 4th in order to run for an office.

Any FFA member interested in helping the Trail of Tears Regional Antique Tractor Club Show. Sign up with Mr. Hogan in the Agri building.....

Any FFA member who might want to help with a Pocahontas Community Garden sign up in Mr. Hogan's classroom

The band room is closed to students during lunch, unless a student has a note signed by a band director with permission to be there.

PARKING REMINDER: Students are not to park at the athletic complex or the agri building during school hours. Park in your designated class areas.

DRAMA CLUB MEETING EVERY WEDNESDAY UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Circle of Friends: If anyone is interested in joining the Circle of Friends, peer applications are available in the office.

FFA Blacksmith metal/art committee meets Wednesdays at lunch in the agri building.

SWAT meetings every Wednesday in Mrs. Baty’s room (Rm 22) at lunch- Bring your lunch!

Math tutoring is available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday BEFORE SCHOOL (7:00 - 7:50 in Rm 18 - Henderson) and AFTER SCHOOL (3:30 - 4:30 in Rm 26 - Steimel). Literacy and other subjects tutoring is available Tuesday and Thursday after school 3:30 - 4:30 in Rm 24 - Bass.

UPCOMING EVENTS

April 11th - 10th Grade ACT Aspire Test 10:00 - 12:00

April 12th - There will be an FFA officer candidate meeting on Tuesday, April 12th at 12:10.

April 16th - Project Graduation Redskin Dash 5K @ 8:00. Early registrations $25.00/Day of race $30.00.

Pre-register online at racesonline.com .

April 17th - Pocahontas Public Schools Fine Arts Exhibition

April 18th - FFA Officer Forum with speeches and questions will take place today at 11:30

April 19th - FFA Officer elections will take place today

April 21st - Business Expo/Job Fair at BRTC

April 23rd - Prom

April 26th - 28th - Concurrent enrollment dates

April 29th - REDSKIN CHEERLEADING TRY-OUTS. Practices begin April 14th. YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO PRACTICE WITHOUT A PHYSICAL. Physicals will be given April 13th. See Mrs. Nead for a physical form.

April 29th - 30th - Project Graduation Basketball Tournament

Announcements from the counselor's office...

Sophomores and Juniors: Be sure to check info sent to you from Mrs. Hogan about summer sessions at Duke University!

The St. Bernards Jr. Volunteer Summer Program is now accepting applications. See your email for details.

Free Summer STEM Camps at UALR's College of Engineering & Information Technology. See your email for details.

SENIORS

Be sure to fill out a transcript release and return to the office or Mrs. Hogan if you plan to continue your education after graduation.

Be sure to check your email for scholarship opportunities from buickachievers.com, the R. Preston Woodruff Jr. Scholarship

You can now begin applying for federal financial aid to attend post secondary school. To do so follow the link, www.fafsa.ed.gov. Other links to FAFSA are NOT creditable and will charge you for your application.

Reminder: The Centennial Band and State Farm Insurance Scholarships are due April 1st.

The 2016 Arkansas School Plant Management Association (ASPMA) Scholarship is now available. The deadline to apply is April 1. To access additional information and the application form check your email.

Seniors are invited to "Show Me Day" at Southeast Missouri State. To schedule your visit go to www.semo.edu/visit. If you plan to attend on a Monday visit you will need to pick up a college day form in the office and then see Mrs. Hogan. Show Me Days are as follows: Saturday - April 2.

ASU -Beebe Hands On Preview Day - Thursday, April 7th…. If you are interested in attending please see Mrs. Hogan or Ms. Crutcher.

Be sure to complete and return the scholarship recognition form to Mrs. Hogan no later than April 18th at noon. See your email for the form.

The NEA Wounded Warriors will be awarding several scholarships again this year. Graduates of Randolph, Clay, Craighead, Greene, and Lawrence counties may apply if you live in one of the 5 counties and are a relative of a disabled veteran. The application can be downloaded from their Facebook page or by contacting Chad Overman, Danny Barr, or Chris Palmer. Their Facebook page is NEA Wounded Warriors. Deadline for application is April 20th and is to be submitted to Mike Richardson at the Veterans Office on the Square. (Check email sent by Mrs. Hogan on 3/15 for a revised scholarship application)

You may begin applying at www.adhe.edu. for the Arkansas Challenge Scholarship by going to the YoUniversal tab. Those still needing to meet requirements have until June 1st.

The "Aspiring Fashion Professional" Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Interested students can visit this link www.fashion-schools.org and find the scholarship located at the bottom of the page and click on it. The deadline is June 1, 2016.

The "Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship Program is a $1000 scholarship awarded for AnimationCareerReview.com. This will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Visit our website, www.careeranimationreview.com to find eligibility information along with the online application. The scholarship will be on the right side of the page and click on it. The deadline is June 1, 2016.

Nursing Schools Almanac has just launched its second annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. They will award a $1,000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse. This scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight on June 30, 2016. They ask interested students to visit www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website's homepage. Here you will find detailed scholarship information and the official application form.